City Garden School

Lead Upper Elementary Guide

St. Louis, MO

City Garden is the only Montessori charter school in Missouri, and we are one of the highest-performing charter schools in the state. We are seeking talented individuals to join our team who possess passion and determination to implement the Montessori approach to educating children in a diverse, urban environment. City Garden is committed to being an anti-biased, anti-racist community and seeks others who are passionate about these values. We are committed to continuous learning and growth for adults in our community, to foster excellence for all City Garden children. 

City Garden Montessori is in its ninth year as a charter school. We began in 2008 with 53 students; now, we have 276 children, in preschool through eighth grade. 

 As we grow, we continue to seek individuals to join us who share our vision for academic excellence for all children and holistic Montessori education, rooted in social justice. 


City Garden Montessori School is seeking an outstanding, innovative educator to fulfill the position of Lead Upper Elementary Guide beginning in Fall 2017. The Lead Upper Elementary Guide will be responsible for leading a mixed-age, fourth through six grade classroom, and will work with an Assistant Guide.  


  • Montessori elementary education or Missouri elementary certification
  • Minimum 2 years experience in 4th through 6th grade classrooms
  • passion for academically rigorous, individualized, experiential education in a diverse public school setting


  • Active, vibrant, diverse community
  • Rewarding, mission-driven work
City Garden School

Nicole Evans

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